The Spirit of Glenfern

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Maribel Steel

Two years ago, I was given the key to my new writing studio, one of nine writers’ rooms nestled inside a Gothic Victorian house in Melbourne. Glenfern, built in 1857, was once the home of Captain Theodore and Lucy Boyd and their ten children in the late 1800s. Their third son, Arthur, married Minnie á Beckett and this painting couple were the grandparents of Arthur Boyd – one of several famous artistic and literary Boyds. 

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